Ospreys team to play Gloucester

The Ospreys team to play Gloucester at Kingsholm on Friday 26th January 2018, 7.45pm KO is as follows:

15 Cai Evans

14 Dafydd Howells

13 Joe Thomas

12 James Hook

11 Jay Baker

10 Luke Price (Capt)

9 Reuben Morgan-Williams


1 Gareth Thomas

2 Scott Otten

3 Alex Jeffries

4 James Ratti

5 Lloyd Ashley

6 Guy Mercer

7 Will Jones

8 Morgan Morris



16 Ifan Phillips

17 Rowan Jenkins

18 Rhodri Jones

19 Kieran Martin

20 Josh Cole

21 Matthew Aubrey

22 Callum Carson

23 Dewi Cross


The following players are making their first Ospreys starts:

Cai Evans, Alex Jeffries,


The following players will make their Ospreys debuts if they come off the bench: 

Kieran Martin, Josh Cole, Callum Carson and Dewi Cross


Ospreys Coach, Tom Smith, said:

The group has been really positive in its preparation this week. Its a good mix with youngsters who have earned this opportunity working alongside some more senior Ospreys and the dynamics have been good. 

For a lot of these players going to Kingsholm and playing in front of a big crowd and a passionate atmosphere will be a new experience, a challenge for them, so theyve got to be fearless, while others in the team will have a leadership role, using their experience to guide the team.

As coaches and players we always look forward to this period, its a chance for individuals to put their hands up and weve seen some really good performances and players coming to the fore in this competition. We want people to take that opportunity this weekend.  

Forthcoming Fixtures

Fri 2 Feb 7.30pm KO Ospreys v Bath Liberty Stadium AW Cup

Fri 9 Feb 7.30pm KO Connacht v Ospreys Sportsground PRO14

16/17/18 Feb TBC Ospreys v Southern Kings Liberty Stadium PRO14

Sat 24 Feb 5.30pm KO Ospreys v Cheetahs Liberty Stadium PRO14